🧐 Intertextuality is the way similar or related works integrate with and influence each other. On TV we call it a crossover. On the internet, we might call it insidery AF. Really, it’s a mashup.
Intertextuality is one of the most common themes in meme culture. Memes that play on pop culture references, for example, fall under this umbrella. Ella, ella, eh, eh, eh, eh, eh, eh…? See what I did there? That’s intertextuality. Sort of.
Let’s vibe on some examples, shall we?